This course will cover the key concepts for understanding coupled human and natural systems with two weeks spent each on the social sciences and natural sciences. Next, integrative socio-ecological approaches will be explored, and students will consider the strengths and weaknesses of these approaches. Lessons will be grounded in real-world case studies. Students will use interdisciplinary approaches for their final projects.
AY 2015 - 2016
AY 2016 - 2017